Sisters give hair-raising donation to children’s charity

TWO young girls have donated their hair to a charity that makes wigs for children who are ill or are having medical treatments, and they are also collecting money for Woking Hospice... Read more »

Red Cross volunteer awarded for pandemic service

A RED Cross volunteer has been awarded a special edition commemorative coin for his role as a driver during the coronavirus lockdown. His outstanding contributions to volunteering as the charity celebrates its... Read more »

Woking FC Ladies get on their bikes for first-team

A GROUP of Woking Ladies football players are cycling from Guildford to Brighton to raise money for the men’s first-team player budget. The women are swapping their boots for bikes for the... Read more »

Zero Waste shop expands thanks to help from community

THE support of the local community has helped a zero-waste pop-up shop to keep going during the coronavirus lockdown and it is now expanding. For the past few months, Bare and Fair... Read more »

Enterprising traders import popular Indian fruit and veg

IT HAS been raining Indian mangoes in Woking over the last few weeks. Two enterprising women working independently have sourced and supplied the king of fruits to local families in a year when... Read more »

Indoor glamping for the ultimate kids’ sleepover

A WOKING business is providing local children with colourful sleepover parties in teepees. Jo Ballerini started the themed parties 18 months ago when a friend showed her the idea, which is popular... Read more »

Royals stay active with outdoor training

LOCKDOWN has meant Woking-based Royals Allstars missed out on their biggest competition of the year – but the athletes came up with innovative training methods and managed to keep in regular touch over... Read more »

Active Surrey issues safety advice as gyms prepare to reopen

WITH gyms, leisure centres and indoor swimming pools ready to reopen at the end of this week, advice has been issued for staying safe while getting back to “normal” forms of exercise.... Read more »

Online pilates classes have been a Zooming success

A PILATES teacher who had to move her classes online because of coronavirus is planning to keep the format because they have been so popular. Claire Seager, who ran nine classes a... Read more »

Welcoming back customers to lively village pub

THE Royal Oak pub in Knaphill has reopened after the coronavirus lockdown and used the nearly 15 weeks when it was closed to make several improvements. Mark McDermott, who took over the... Read more »